Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay 2014

$41.99
$39.89

SKU 2141

750ml

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Nose: In the glass, the aromatics lean toward the floral and citrus families with rose petals, lemon blossom, and just a hint of ripe melon sneaking through.

Palate: While the palate is opulent, full of lemon meringue, peach pie, and ripe strawberry, the vibrancy of the acidity reliably lays the foundation for food pairing and aging for many years to come.

Finish: In classic Montelena fashion, the minerality steps into the spotlight on the finish, coupled with just enough orange zest, and the lingering richness of crème brûlée.

Category White Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Napa Valley
Brand Chateau Montelena
Alcohol/vol 13.6%
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Wine SpectatorPresents a laser beam of fresh, vibrant green apple, melon, baking spice and gravelly earth flavors. Oak is a nonfactor. Purists will warm to the style. Drink now.

James Laube, March 31, 2017